The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Java 354 354 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.99% 8.55% 8.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.84% 27.66% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 214 188
Median daily rate £415 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 10
Median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £28.70 £31.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1148 1280 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.64% 30.90% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 789 756
Median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 57 32
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £47.33 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 188 £425 +6.25% 95
Cheshire 0 68 £400 -3.03% 24
Lancashire +7 43 £410 -3.52% 10
Merseyside +16 28 £375 -16.66% 6
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 393 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (30.41%) JavaScript
3 225 (29.88%) TDD
4 178 (23.64%) Spring
5 150 (19.92%) Scrum
6 141 (18.73%) SQL
7 136 (18.06%) BDD
8 135 (17.93%) Linux
9 133 (17.66%) Git (software)
10 131 (17.40%) Web Services
11 127 (16.87%) Oracle
12 111 (14.74%) XML
12 111 (14.74%) Jenkins
13 109 (14.48%) HTML
14 107 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
15 106 (14.08%) RESTful
16 100 (13.28%) Finance
17 95 (12.62%) J2EE
18 94 (12.48%) AngularJS
19 91 (12.08%) CSS
20 89 (11.82%) OO
20 89 (11.82%) Python
21 88 (11.69%) JSON
22 85 (11.29%) Hibernate
23 84 (11.16%) Software Engineering
24 78 (10.36%) E-Commerce
25 77 (10.23%) Open Source
25 77 (10.23%) REST
26 75 (9.96%) Web Development
27 72 (9.56%) SOAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (6.37%) WebSphere
2 41 (5.44%) Tomcat
3 39 (5.18%) JBoss
4 36 (4.78%) WebLogic
5 21 (2.79%) nginx
5 21 (2.79%) Tuxedo
6 20 (2.66%) Apache
6 20 (2.66%) Confluence
7 16 (2.12%) CMS
8 15 (1.99%) GeoServer
9 13 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (1.46%) GlassFish
12 9 (1.20%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
13 8 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.06%) Jetty
14 7 (0.93%) IIS
15 5 (0.66%) NetWeaver
15 5 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.40%) Mingle
3 2 (0.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.80%) BASE24
4 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.40%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.12%) GitHub
3 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.46%) PaaS
5 10 (1.33%) Slack
6 9 (1.20%) IaaS
7 8 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.93%) SaaS
9 6 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.40%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.40%) Office 365
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.27%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.27%) Google Play
12 2 (0.27%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.18%) Network Security
2 28 (3.72%) HTTP
3 19 (2.52%) Internet
4 12 (1.59%) Kerberos
5 10 (1.33%) SSL
6 9 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.06%) DNS
7 8 (1.06%) LDAP
8 7 (0.93%) Firewall
9 6 (0.80%) AMQP
9 6 (0.80%) ATM
10 5 (0.66%) DHCP
11 4 (0.53%) LAN
11 4 (0.53%) WAN
12 3 (0.40%) SMTP
12 3 (0.40%) SNMP
12 3 (0.40%) VPN
13 2 (0.27%) IPsec
13 2 (0.27%) MPLS
13 2 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.76%) Relational Database
2 65 (8.63%) NoSQL
3 49 (6.51%) MongoDB
4 44 (5.84%) Oracle Database
5 40 (5.31%) MySQL
6 38 (5.05%) SQL Server
7 35 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (3.32%) RDBMS
9 22 (2.92%) Big Data
10 21 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (2.52%) DB2
12 18 (2.39%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.73%) Redis
14 9 (1.20%) OLAP
14 9 (1.20%) OLAP Cube
14 9 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
17 6 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 133 (17.66%) Git (software)
2 111 (14.74%) Jenkins
3 70 (9.30%) Maven
4 68 (9.03%) JUnit
5 64 (8.50%) Selenium
6 60 (7.97%) JIRA
7 50 (6.64%) Cucumber
8 44 (5.84%) Subversion
9 33 (4.38%) Gradle
10 28 (3.72%) Eclipse
11 18 (2.39%) Mercurial
12 14 (1.86%) JBehave
13 13 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
13 13 (1.73%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.59%) Ant
15 10 (1.33%) gulp
15 10 (1.33%) Xcode
16 9 (1.20%) Grunt
16 9 (1.20%) TestNG
17 8 (1.06%) Vagrant
General
1 100 (13.28%) Finance
2 30 (3.98%) Retail
3 23 (3.05%) Banking
4 22 (2.92%) Games
5 17 (2.26%) Marketing
6 13 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.93%) Electronics
9 6 (0.80%) Legal
10 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.66%) Publishing
11 4 (0.53%) Advertising
11 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.40%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.27%) International Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Military
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 502 (66.67%) Developer
2 302 (40.11%) Java Developer
3 74 (9.83%) Senior Developer
4 63 (8.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (6.24%) Agile Developer
6 40 (5.31%) Agile Java Developer
7 39 (5.18%) Android Developer
7 39 (5.18%) Architect
8 36 (4.78%) Analyst
9 30 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
10 28 (3.72%) Software Engineer
11 25 (3.32%) Consultant
12 24 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (3.19%) Scala Developer
13 22 (2.92%) Java Scala Developer
14 19 (2.52%) iOS Developer
14 19 (2.52%) Tester
15 17 (2.26%) Automation Tester
15 17 (2.26%) Lead Developer
15 17 (2.26%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (23.64%) Spring
2 131 (17.40%) Web Services
3 111 (14.74%) XML
4 109 (14.48%) HTML
5 106 (14.08%) RESTful
6 95 (12.62%) J2EE
7 94 (12.48%) AngularJS
8 91 (12.08%) CSS
9 88 (11.69%) JSON
10 85 (11.29%) Hibernate
11 77 (10.23%) REST
12 72 (9.56%) SOAP
13 65 (8.63%) HTML5
14 56 (7.44%) .NET
15 52 (6.91%) CSS3
16 49 (6.51%) jQuery
17 44 (5.84%) Node.js
18 29 (3.85%) Dropwizard
19 28 (3.72%) Middleware
20 23 (3.05%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.05%) Digital Media
2 34 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.98%) User Experience
4 26 (3.45%) Clustering
5 25 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.73%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.06%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.06%) Mobile Games
10 7 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (0.80%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.80%) EMV
11 6 (0.80%) Tandem
12 4 (0.53%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 135 (17.93%) Linux
2 59 (7.84%) Android
3 51 (6.77%) Unix
4 43 (5.71%) Windows
5 30 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (3.72%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.59%) AIX
7 12 (1.59%) CentOS
8 10 (1.33%) Solaris
9 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.93%) HPUX
10 7 (0.93%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.80%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (29.88%) TDD
3 150 (19.92%) Scrum
4 136 (18.06%) BDD
5 107 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (11.82%) OO
7 84 (11.16%) Software Engineering
8 78 (10.36%) E-Commerce
9 77 (10.23%) Open Source
10 75 (9.96%) Web Development
11 69 (9.16%) Kanban
12 65 (8.63%) Pair Programming
13 61 (8.10%) DevOps
14 57 (7.57%) Microservices
15 49 (6.51%) ERP
16 45 (5.98%) SDLC
17 44 (5.84%) Android Development
17 44 (5.84%) CRM
18 43 (5.71%) SOA
19 38 (5.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (30.41%) JavaScript
2 141 (18.73%) SQL
3 89 (11.82%) Python
4 70 (9.30%) Ruby
5 53 (7.04%) PHP
5 53 (7.04%) Scala
6 44 (5.84%) C#
7 36 (4.78%) C
8 35 (4.65%) Groovy
9 34 (4.52%) Bash Shell
9 34 (4.52%) Perl
10 30 (3.98%) PL/SQL
11 28 (3.72%) COBOL
12 26 (3.45%) Shell Script
13 23 (3.05%) Objective-C
14 21 (2.79%) C++
15 19 (2.52%) Clojure
16 12 (1.59%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.20%) Apple Swift
17 9 (1.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 60 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 30 (3.98%) Degree
2 30 (3.98%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (1.20%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.20%) ISEB
5 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.53%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.27%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) RHCE
9 1 (0.13%) CCNA
9 1 (0.13%) CCNP
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CISSP
9 1 (0.13%) HND
9 1 (0.13%) SANS
9 1 (0.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.65%) QA
2 7 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.40%) SDET
3 3 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (2.52%) Docker
2 15 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.27%) Xen
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (5.84%) Puppet
2 22 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.73%) Ansible
4 7 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.80%) Netcool
5 6 (0.80%) SCOM
5 6 (0.80%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.66%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.40%) Packer
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.27%) SELinux
8 2 (0.27%) Terraform
9 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.13%) Control-M
9 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 127 (16.87%) Oracle
2 47 (6.24%) IBM
3 30 (3.98%) Red Hat
4 28 (3.72%) hybris
4 28 (3.72%) Microsoft
5 20 (2.66%) Micro Focus
6 17 (2.26%) Google
7 15 (1.99%) ESRI
7 15 (1.99%) Perforce
7 15 (1.99%) SAP
8 13 (1.73%) ATG
8 13 (1.73%) Talend
8 13 (1.73%) VMware
9 12 (1.59%) HP
10 11 (1.46%) Sybase
11 10 (1.33%) Vertica
12 8 (1.06%) SaltStack
13 6 (0.80%) Adobe
13 6 (0.80%) CA
13 6 (0.80%) IFS
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